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at the forefront of teaching and learning and fostering cutting edge research and discovery.

Science

Accessible Astronomy

 Accessibility devices use sound to allow the visually impaired to envision stars.

Social Science

Researcher Brian O'Shea standing in with a staircase and books behind him, smiling at the camera.

What fuels prejudice?

August 5, 2019

Social scientists have long worked to understand the roots of racial prejudice in the U.S., and for years, the story went like this: As different groups are exposed to others, their prejudice against those others increases.... Read more about What fuels prejudice?

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Arts and Humanities

Harvard celebrates Arts First

The Arts First festival, featuring concerts, exhibitions, and hands-on activities, highlights Harvard’s creative spirit inside and out of the classroom. 

Taking on a top typer: Harvard professor Jelani Nelson

Jelani Nelson happens to be a blazing fast typist, once scoring as high as 170 words per minute. 

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